We dig deep into the stellar line-up of the inaugural We Out Here Festival for our new playlist. Boasting the most diverse schedule of the UK festival season, this one's a real ear-opener...
Nick Pitts, content director of Jazz FM, shares his insider knowledge about how to get your music played on one of the most influential jazz stations in the world.
Award-winning British jazz ace Shabaka Hutchings is curating OneFest 2019, and is inviting grassroots artists to apply to play.
‘To me everything is political, and if you say it’s not political that’s a privileged choice to not have to interact with politics,’ says East-London’s Poppy Ajudha.
The Ivors Composer Awards, formerly known as The British Composer Awards, are now open for entries across 12 categories.
A decade in and the revolving brass collective Hackney Colliery Band are still tearing it up in British jazz. We get the skinny ahead of the release of their ace new LP, Collaborations: Volume One...
‘You have to follow your path,’ says British jazz composer and multi-instrumentalist Django Bates.
‘I constantly want to push myself, challenge myself. I constantly want to outgrow where I was yesterday.’ Says PRS for Music Gold Award winner Jacob Collier.
Sons of Kemet, Nubya Garcia, Poppy Ajudha and Cassie Kinoshi were among the new wave of UK talent to be honoured at this year’s Jazz FM Awards.
‘Someone once described our music as James Brown on acid.’ Says A Certain Ratio’s guitarist Martin Moscrop.